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  Encyclopedia: Super Nintendo Entertainment System   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Super Nintendo Entertainment System, also known as the Super NES or SNES, is a 16-bit video game console released by Nintendo in North America, Europe, and Australia.
Like the earlier NES 2, the new model was designed to be slimmer and lighter than its predecessor but lacked S-Video and RGB output, and would prove to be among the last major SNES-related releases in America.
Many of these devices were modelled after earlier add-ons for the NES: the Super Scope was a light gun similar to the NES Zapper (though the Super Scope featured wireless capabilities) and the Super Advantage was a arcade-style joystick with adjustable turbo settings akin to the NES Advantage.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Super-Nintendo-Entertainment-System   (8633 words)

 Nintendo Entertainment System - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The NES was the first console for which the manufacturer openly courted third-party developers.
This gave the NES an official lifespan of over a decade establishing it as the longest running game console, and admittedly the assembly line was only halted due to difficulty in obtaining the necessary electronic components.
Atari created a line of NES products under the name Tengen, and took a different tack: the company obtained a description of the lockout chip from the United States Patent and Trademark Office by falsely claiming that it was required to defend against present infringement claims in a legal case.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nintendo_Entertainment_System   (3885 words)

 Classic Gamer Magazine: FEATURE: Sega Genesis vs. Super NES
Though the Super NES version has the edge in terms of visuals and sound, including more voice samples, the drastic edits to the finishing moves and absence of a blood code found in the Genesis game would irritate enough potential consumers that it helped changed Nintendo’s longstanding policy against violence.
While the Super NES version has a few extra visual effects, the control, music, and sound lack the punch of the Genesis game, which was more a testament to great programming than any advantage in hardware.
The 16-bit upgrades to the NES blockbuster hit were equally underwhelming in terms of presentation, though the Super NES version features some minor Mode-7 effects and team names in the endzones, which were inexplicably absent from the Sega title.
www.classicgamer.com /2004/12/feature-sega-genesis-vs-super-nes.html   (1505 words)

 Super NES Section
And, just for the record: Nintendo's last game for the Super NES was Kirby's Dream Land 3 (in North America), Rare's last game for the Super NES was Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble, and the last game for the Super NES was Frogger (by Majesco).
In a recent e-mail, Nintendo has said (vaguely) that the Super NES is not dead, yet.
That is where the demand is. There may be one or two more new Super NES games on the way, or maybe not.
www.angelfire.com /in/kylenin/snes.html   (501 words)

 More Info on NES - nse, super nes emulator   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The NES was able to outsell the Master System in Australia, although by a slighter margin than it did in North America.
Nintendo re-released the NES as the NES 2 in 1993 with smaller red and white casing at $49, just in time for the Christmas season.
The NES was in popular decline from 1991-1995, with the Sega Genesis and Nintendo's own Super NES in North America eating away at its market share, and next-generation CD-based systems on the horizon.
www.explainplease.com /nes.htm   (2319 words)

 SNES - Review - Super Nintendo. SNES. Super NES. However you call it, one of the best consoles to date
But with the Super NES, we witnessed near perfection, even near it's waning days we realized this is as good as it gets.
The Super Famiconm (Japanese name) was released in Japan shortly before the North American release of the Super Nintendo in 1990.
Because of the Super NES, I grew loyal to Nintendo.
www.dooyoo.co.uk /video-game-console/snes/385438   (1676 words)

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The Super FX 2 chip is a faster version of the FX chip, and is used in Doom, Dirt Trax FX, and Stunt Race FX.
Like the appearance and design of the Super Famicom and the European SNES being virtually identical in appearance, so too is their respective versions of the Super Game Boy.
Super WildCard 1.6C This is a very early backup device, made in 1993 (may be the first SNES backup unit).
www.emucamp.com /vgee/snes/snesfaq.txt   (5865 words)

 The Video Game & Emulation Emporium (Super Nintendo / Main Page)
But perphaps the Super NES' greatest strength was the masterful sequels and remakes of the NES' greatest hits.
Although the Super Nintendo's version of MK was graphically superior to the Genesis version, Nintendo decided that the game was too gory for the home, so Acclaim was forced to change the blood to sweat.
The original incarnation of this controller has the Super Nintendo logo painted in gray at the top center of the pad, while newer ones released separately in 1997 and with the SNES II have the ovular Nintendo logo etched in its place.
www.emucamp.com /vgee/snes   (1455 words)

 Classic NES Series: Super Mario Bros. for Game Boy Advance Review - Game Boy Advance Classic NES Series: Super Mario ...
Super Mario Bros. is a 64-level extravaganza that sends Mario up against Bowser, king of the koopas.
Like all of the Classic NES Series games, parts of the game have been squeezed down to fit on the GBA screen, which is a slightly different aspect ratio than a television screen.
The Super Mario Bros. music is some of the most famous game music around, and the catchy tunes are still just as catchy now as they were in '85.
www.gamespot.com /gba/action/famicomminisupermariobros/review.html   (865 words)

 Super Nintendo
Like the NES and N64, the Super NES is special in its own way.
After Zelda II went a completely different route, everyone was ecstatic when this third Zelda game appeared on the Super NES in the same style as the original.
Super Castlevania IV Although the game disappoints with slowdown, it is an incredible adventure.
www.pennoaks.net /archive64/My_Game_Library/Super_Nintendo.htm   (1465 words)

 CoolROM - Super Nintendo / SNES ROMs
The Super Famicom was released on the 21st November 1990 in Japan, and basically took over the market (about 80% of the market was eventually taken by the Super Famicom after it had been established).
It was renamed the Super Nintendo Entertainment System and designed differently, however, some PAL versions of the Super NES look the same as the Super Famicom.
Often what occurred with the NES was that people would rest their drink on the console (which could be easily done on the flat surface), which would sometimes be spilt into the console, causing problems.
www.coolrom.com /snesroms.php   (437 words)

 Dark Watcher's Console History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Around 1988 Nintendo was still enjoying the success of it’s NES / Famicom system and didn’t see no rush in jumping on the 16-bit bandwagon.
The Super Famicom was released in November 1989, and basically took over 80 percent of the Japanese market once established.
A shortage of supplies, and the fact that the NES was still making money in the US delayed the Super Famicom’s release.
darkwatcher.psxfanatics.com /console/snes.htm   (721 words)

 SNES Techspec
My advice is to only get the Super GB if you have a SNES but don´t have a GB already and still wants to play all the brilliant GB games there is. With the Super GB you can then play all the SML games (1, 2 and 3) and Zelda 4 for example.
Since Nintendo themselves didn't manufacture any 4 play adaptor, like they did for the NES (the NES Satellite), it was Hudson Soft that released the most sold one.
It was originally sold in a package with Hudson's Super Bomberman for about 59.99 (dollars) but later it was also sold alone for approximately 29.95.
www.nintendoland.com /snes/access.htm   (1785 words)

 Classic NES Series: Super Mario Bros. Review for Game Boy Advance (GBA) || Portable Review
Anyways, this was basically an exact port of the original NES classic, Super Mario Bros. It has good music, nice controls, and it demands constant attention.
It's still as much fun as it was on the NES, but this is an otherwise plain version.
Well, this game was a great one to pick up, but it's nothing more than the original NES classic.
www.portablereview.com /v3/reviews/110.html   (836 words)

 Amazon.com: Computer & Video Games: Classic NES Series: Super Mario Bros   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This is a perfect port of the original Super Mario Bros. Every last mushroom and goomba is accounted for, and you'll feel yourself slipping into a blissful recollection of your early days as a gamer.
The original Super Mario Brothers made it into full stream 20 years ago in the arcades, and then it made it fully on the first supersystem, the Nintendo Entertainment System.
SUPER MARIO BROS is a perfect port of the NES game (minus one glitch at the end of the 3rd world that gave you infinite lives).
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0001ZZNNI?v=glance   (1515 words)

 Super Nintendo Entertainment System/Super Famicom Console Information
Even with the announcement of the 16-bit Sega Mega Drive in 1988, Nintendo were still happy with their NES and thought 16-bit was premature or unnecessary.
The Super Famicom would be 16-bit, just as they had originally wanted for the Famicom, but due to the high prices of such components at the time of making the Famicom, almost a decade before, it had to be 8-bit.
A shortage of supplies meant that the Super Famicom's US release would be delayed one year, meanwhile the success of the Genesis (The American version of the Mega Drive) continued to grow with its arcade ports and quality sports games.
www.consoledatabase.com /consoleinfo/snes   (533 words)

 Super NES/Famicom Pirate Single Carts
Super NES/Famicom pirate stuff is quite rare, in the two and a half years this site has been around, I just found some pirate material to put up.
Also note that the "Sonic The Hedgehog" logo, as well as the "Super Nintendo Entertainment System" one, are cheezily done, and, if you look carefully, are not the same as the authentic ones.
Actually, the "Super Nintendo" logo looks kinda like the logo on an unlicensed convertor box, which is designed to make it look like a licensed accessory.
www.gamersgraveyard.com /repository/snes/pirate/pirate-single.html   (939 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: PC & Video Games: Super Mario Bros (Nes Classics GBA)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Nintendo could have done really well selling the NES Classics games for £5-£10 each, instead they've gone for a ridiculous price tag which isn't even competitive with their other own releases that offer better value.
As well as Super Mario Bros. being vastly outshone by it's GBC counterpart, they're now trying to con us into buying NES Classics Metroid, which is actually an unlockable extra in their older release, Metroid Zero Mission.
The final nail in the coffin for the NES Classics series, is not having the original Japanese artwork on the boxes, which makes them not even collectible.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B0001ZZNNI   (1289 words)

 TMK | Super Mario Bros. 3 (NES)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Using their new super powers, help the Super Mario Brothers rescue Princess Toadstool and beat the evil Koopa family.
Super Mario Bros. 3 was featured in the motion picture The Wizard three months before it was released.
The same letter in Super Mario All-Stars calls it a Kuribo's Shoe as well.
www.classicgaming.com /tmk/smb3.shtml   (702 words)

 Super NES Endings
I'm not taking any Super Nes endings unless they are European in english and Japanese in english.
Super Mario World 2 Yoshi's Island -Contributed by
Super Street Fighter II The New Challengers -Contributed by
www.vgmuseum.com /end/snes   (387 words)

 Twin Galaxies Forums :: View topic - Super Mario Brothers (NES) - NEW WORLD RECORD !!
The rules governing the world record for fastest minimalist completion are simple…the “clock” starts the instant you press the start button, and ends the instant that either the final bridge key by “Bowser” is touched, or when the final blow to “Bowser” is delivered via fireball.
Your only drawback at times might be momentum, such as when the hidden vine is opened in stage (4-2) and you need to come to a quick halt and jump up to the next block to reach it.
This is, in my opinion, one of the three most prestigious NES time-based titles to hold the record on, the other two being the original Zelda and the original Metroid.
www.twingalaxies.com /forums/viewtopic.php?t=2075   (2950 words)

 Welcome to Mark's web space
How to connect Super NES controllers to the NES - allows a Super NES controller to be used instead of a NES one.
Super Game Boy Compatibility Modification - allows the Super Game Boy to be used with a Tri-Star/Super 8 adapter, backup device or universal adapter.
Super NES 50/60Hz Switch Modification - allows games to be played full-screen at the correct speed, and playing of PAL-only games on NTSC consoles.
home.freeuk.net /markk   (884 words)

 The Super NES Gamepad
It is not unlike the gamepad of the Super NES, but with four control buttons.
So, he bought a Super NES controller, and saw that it was really cool.
If you do this, you need to put diodes between each of the PC pins and their junction with gamepad pin 1.
www.graphics.cornell.edu /~v/oldpage/snes.html   (2184 words)

 Zophar's Domain: Super Nintendo Emulators   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Snes9x supports graphics modes 0-7, 2 joysticks, transparencies, Super FX support and has real time save/loading.
Super Sleuth is an emulator in the works for about six years, only publicly released recently.
It features all SNES screen modes as well as add/sub transparencies in 16 bit graphics mode (VESA2 support is required), mosaic effects, Super FX emulation (Star Fox, etc), DSP1 emulation (Mario Kart, etc), C4 emulation (MegaMan X2/3), real time saving, and a really great GUI which lets you configure the emulator to your heart's content.
www.zophar.net /snes.html   (931 words)

 Super Mario Brothers 3 Cheats - Nes Cheat Codes
Super Mario Brothers 3 Cheats - Nes Cheat Codes
Cheats » Nes » S » Super Mario Brothers 3 Cheat Codes
Press Select while playing a normal game to change into different Marios or Luigis (Mushroom, Fire Flower, Super Leaf, Frog, Tannokie, and Hammer Brother).
www.askcheats.com /cheats/Nes/Super-Mario-Brothers-3.html   (480 words)

 Amazon.com: Computer & Video Games: Super Mario 2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
While many consider this the fl sheep of the Super Mario Bros series on the NES, this game is actually my favorite on the bunch.
In the end, there are a couple of difficult levels, but this may be the easiest of the three on the NES.
Super Mario Bros 2 has been ridiculed and criticized since its release for being so "different" and "un-Mario".
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00004SVV8?v=glance   (1085 words)

 IGN: Super Mario Bros. (Classic NES Series)
An exact port of the Famicom/NES classic game for the Game Boy Advance handheld system in commemoration of the 20th Anniversary legacy of the original Nintendo Famicom system (and the release of the Famicom Edition Game Boy Advance SP system).
Super Mario Bros. is the first major showpiece for Nintendo's heightened quality of gaming: full of depth, layered with tight control and remarkably clever level creation that spills with secrets and extras!
The first volume of NES classics emulated on the GBA.
gameboy.ign.com /objects/627/627893.html   (688 words)

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